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Slideshow: 2017 SSRL/LCLS Users’ Meeting


This year’s SSRL/LCLS Annual Users' Meeting brought together nearly 400 researchers who conduct experiments at Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), including 90 participants in the...
16-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Matthew Latimer Receives 2017 Lytle Award


A staff member at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Acceleratory Laboratory, Matthew Latimer is in charge of seven spectroscopy beamlines at SSRL. He was recently selected for the 2017 Farrel W. Lytle Award, established by the SSRL Users’...
5-Oct-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLAC Invention Could Lead to Novel Terahertz Light Sources That Help Us See the World with Different Eyes

Ever since the discovery of X-rays in 1895, their ability to reveal things hidden to the human eye has created endless opportunities. But X-rays by far aren’t the only option to see the world with different eyes. Researchers hope to make better...
4-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Potential New and Easy Way to Make Attosecond Laser Pulses: Focus a Laser on Ordinary Glass


Scientists from the Stanford PULSE Institute at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a potential new way to make attosecond laser pulses using ordinary glass - in this case, the cover slip from a microscope...
28-Sep-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kasper Kjaer Wins First LCLS Young Investigator Award


Kasper Kjaer is the winner of the inaugural LCLS Young Investigator Award given by the Users Executive Committee of the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The prize recognizes scientists in the early stages of their career for exceptional research...
26-Sep-2017 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop a Way to Better Predict Corrosion from Crude Oil


Using X-ray techniques, scientists are developing an analysis tool that can more accurately predict how sulfur compounds in a batch of crude oil might corrode equipment– an important safety issue for the oil industry.
25-Sep-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Science to Finance: SLAC Summer Interns Forge New Paths in STEM


Internships at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have a way of opening surprising doors to the future.
21-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Speed Movie Aids Scientists Who Design Glowing Molecules


In a recent experiment conducted at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a research team used bright, ultrafast X-ray pulses from SLAC’s X-ray free-electron laser to create a high-speed movie of a fluorescent protein...
21-Sep-2017 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Q&A: SLAC Theorist Lance Dixon Explains Quantum Gravity


In this Q&A, Particle Physics and Astrophysics Professor Lance Dixon of Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory explains one approach to developing such a theory, called quantum gravity.
18-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

SLAC Researchers to Present at AAAS 2015

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers will share the latest discoveries and innovations in a wide range of fields at this year’s AAAS Annual Meeting (Feb. 12-16 in San Jose, Calif.), including X-ray lasers, quantum materials, citizen...
10-Feb-2015 6:40 PM EST

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